Popular Music Industry Term Paper by michele82

Popular Music Industry
A discussion of the changes faced by the Australian music industry in light of the technological advances available through the internet.
# 45610 | 2,357 words | 12 sources | APA | 2003 | AU
Published on Nov 16, 2003 in Computer and Technology (Internet) , Music Studies (General) , Hot Topics (General)

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This essay discusses changes that have resulted and affected the popular music industry from the 1960s to present. Recent technological advancements such as CD burning and file sharing have seen drops in CD sales which have affected the way the 'Big Five' music companies sell to the market. The paper shows how the music industry has gone through major developments which have had implications to record companies, the artists, the public and law enforcers. The paper makes reference to a number of Australian artists.

From the Paper:

"Prior to the 1960s the Australian music industry was an unrecognized and basically nonexistent market being mainly the result of its geographical location. The mid 1960s saw local artists recording original songs with great success, and a diverse array of artists such as the Easybeats, the Seekers and Rolf Harris became international sensations (Simpson, 2002). In the 1970s the emergence of artists in the industry became even more significant when Australian groups such as AC/DC and Men at Work began to hold a considerable portion of the market."

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